Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late this afternoon then increasing to easterly 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2017
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over Haida
Gwaii to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening low located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Vancouver Island.

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